How often do we savour the moment? If we are remembering to practise mindfulness, we may be well versed in savouring the chocolate tiffin or even routinely return to our senses in moments of high stress. But what if now is a difficult period in your life. What is there to savour in grief? In boredom? What are we really trying to run from when we try to escape these? Must we always be filling our heads with thoughts?
Editor-in-chief of mindful.org, Barry Boyce recently challenged himself to a week of savouring; and what he learned was fascinating. He used the experience to open up the more difficult feelings in life, and see them as a chance to realise we are really alive. And through meditation he learns (once again) to really savour the freedom we can sense from the need to always be stimulating our minds. You can read more here.